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Evelyn Montgomery

September 26, 1929 — July 20, 2022

Evelyn Montgomery, 92, of Breckenridge, MN, passed away on Wednesday, July 20, 2022, at Twin Town Villa in Breckenridge.  Visitation will be on Sunday, July 24, 2022, from 1 pm to 2 pm, followed by her funeral service at 2 pm, at Immanuel Lutheran Church, Wahpeton, ND.  Pastor Matthew Tooman will officiate. Burial will be in Fairview Cemetery in Wahpeton.  Arrangements have been entrusted to Vertin-Munson Funeral Home in Wahpeton.

Evelyn Singer (Hepper-Montgomery) was born September 26, 1929, in Mercer, ND, to her parents Jacob and Annie (Schott) Singer. She attended grade school in Wise Township. After high school, she moved to Bismarck, ND, and graduated from the Christie Beauty School.  Once she finished all her schooling, she got right to work as a beautician in McClusky, Turtle Lake, and Fargo before opening her own shop in Fargo.

On December 4, 1949, she was united in marriage to Al Hepper.  The two lived in Fargo from 1949-1968, before moving to Breckenridge, MN. They owned and managed Town and Country Supply.  Al passed away in 1983.

On June 19, 1987, she married Jim Montgomery.  In 1993, Jim and Evelyn moved to Fargo. They enjoyed traveling together and spending their winters in Arizona. Jim passed away in 1995.

Evelyn will be greatly missed by her two daughters, Liz (Paul) Mumm and Mary (Jim) Engels; her son, Jeff (Bobbi) Montgomery; grandchildren: Adam (Ann) Mumm, Heather Mumm, April (Jeff) Eskelson, Molly (Jason) Kerr, Sarah (Brian) Flesberg, Emily (Marshall) Sonsteby, Heidi Engels, and Kennedy Montgomery; great-grandchildren: Carter and Alison Hoerer, Mia and Zoey Gervias, Marley Mumm, Bernadette Kerr, and Dahlia, Milo and River Sonsteby.

Preceded in death by her parents; husbands, Al Hepper and Jim Montgomery; grandchild, Parker Montgomery; great-grandchild, Jack Mumm; brothers: Mervyn, Myron (Gene), and Arlo (Blackie) Singer.

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Visitation

Sunday, July 24, 2022

1:00 - 2:00 pm (Central time)

Immanuel Evangelical Lutheran Church

420 3rd Ave N, Wahpeton, ND 58075

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Funeral Service

Sunday, July 24, 2022

Starts at 2:00 pm (Central time)

Immanuel Evangelical Lutheran Church

420 3rd Ave N, Wahpeton, ND 58075

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